Teen Survives Being Shot Through Head With Spear

June 19, 2012 Updated Jun 19, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT

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Teen Survives Being Shot Through Head With Spear

June 19, 2012 Updated Jun 19, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT

A Florida boy is lucky to be alive.

According to a news release from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, a 16-year-old Florida boy is in serious condition after being shot through the head with a spear from a spear gun while fishing with friends. The spear entered the boy's head two inches above his right eye and exited the back of his skull.

Read the news release from Jackson Memorial Hospital HERE.